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    Sale 2029

    Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    Thomas Moran (1827-1926)

    Venice

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    Thomas Moran (1827-1926)
    Venice
    signed with conjoined initials and dated 'TMoran/1890' (lower right)
    watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
    3¼ x 5¼ in. (8.3 x 13.3 cm.)


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    The present watercolor is affixed to a menu from the American Water Color Society's twenty-second anniversary dinner, which took place on St. Valentine's night, February 14, 1890. The menu is signed on the reverse by forty-five artists, including Thomas Moran, John Singer Sargent, J. G. Brown, and John Francis Murphy.